Model # 2233-1

Internet #203350612

RESCUE 50 Gal. Sandstone Water Urn Flat-Back Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter Kit
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RESCUE

50 Gal. Sandstone Water Urn Flat-Back Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter Kit

  • Enclosed System keeps out Mosquitoes and other harmful Pests
  • Diverter System causes water to flow into Barrel when its empty
  • Diverter redirects water to downspout when the Barrel is full
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Product Overview

  • Enclosed System keeps out Mosquitoes and other harmful Pests
  • Diverter System causes water to flow into Barrel when its empty
  • Diverter redirects water to downspout when the Barrel is full
Emsco Group RESCUE deluxe rainwater collection systems are both earth-friendly and money-saving. By reducing dependency on water from municipal sources, the energy demand for purifying water used for yard and garden purposes is reduced. Collecting rainwater eliminates strain on wells and water systems during drought conditions and you save real dollars by reducing your monthly water and sewer bills. The water urn is a complete water collection system that holds up to 50 Gal. of rainwater. Combining design with function, the water urn has a stunning sandstone hand cast pottery appearance which is compatible with most home and garden decors. At the top of urn is an extra-large planter with built-in weep holes to prevent plant roots from rotting so it acts as a functional piece of lawn decor. Includes a downspout diverter kit that fits any 2 in. x 3 in. or 3 in. x 4 in. Downspout that will fill a 50 Gal. Rain barrel in 1-1/2 to 2 hrs. During a moderate rainfall. Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants. Water urns include the following: urn with planter, diverter, 36 in. Tubing, barb plug, 48 in. Main hose, ball cock with on/off control downspout and 2 hose gaskets. This urn also features a flat-back appearance, allowing the user to place it closer to their house or outdoor building.
  • Kit includes: urn, dual diverter, 36 in. connection hose, connection grommets, barb plug, 48 in. main hose, ball cock, 2-hose gaskets and installation guide
  • Top of urn is an extra-large planter with built-in weep holes to prevent plant roots from rotting
  • Decorative sandstone hand cast pottery appearance
  • Made of UV-stable, engineered resin
  • 50 Gal. capacity
  • Easy to install/convenient to use
  • Linkable in groups of 2 or more
  • Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants/gardens
  • Automatic diverter system redirects water down downspout when urn is full



Product Overview

Emsco Group RESCUE deluxe rainwater collection systems are both earth-friendly and money-saving. By reducing dependency on water from municipal sources, the energy demand for purifying water used for yard and garden purposes is reduced. Collecting rainwater eliminates strain on wells and water systems during drought conditions and you save real dollars by reducing your monthly water and sewer bills. The water urn is a complete water collection system that holds up to 50 Gal. of rainwater. Combining design with function, the water urn has a stunning sandstone hand cast pottery appearance which is compatible with most home and garden decors. At the top of urn is an extra-large planter with built-in weep holes to prevent plant roots from rotting so it acts as a functional piece of lawn decor. Includes a downspout diverter kit that fits any 2 in. x 3 in. or 3 in. x 4 in. Downspout that will fill a 50 Gal. Rain barrel in 1-1/2 to 2 hrs. During a moderate rainfall. Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants. Water urns include the following: urn with planter, diverter, 36 in. Tubing, barb plug, 48 in. Main hose, ball cock with on/off control downspout and 2 hose gaskets. This urn also features a flat-back appearance, allowing the user to place it closer to their house or outdoor building.

  • Kit includes: urn, dual diverter, 36 in. connection hose, connection grommets, barb plug, 48 in. main hose, ball cock, 2-hose gaskets and installation guide
  • Top of urn is an extra-large planter with built-in weep holes to prevent plant roots from rotting
  • Decorative sandstone hand cast pottery appearance
  • Made of UV-stable, engineered resin
  • 50 Gal. capacity
  • Easy to install/convenient to use
  • Linkable in groups of 2 or more
  • Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants/gardens
  • Automatic diverter system redirects water down downspout when urn is full



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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
20
Product Height (in.)
38
Product Width (in.)
24

Details

Capacity (gallons)
50
Color/Finish
Sandstone
Diverter Kit Included
Yes
Material
Sandstone
Product Type
Barrel
Rain Barrel Features
Decorative,Garden Hose Compatible,Overflow system
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
20
Product Height (in.)
38
Product Width (in.)
24

Details

Capacity (gallons)
50
Color/Finish
Sandstone
Diverter Kit Included
Yes
Material
Sandstone
Product Type
Barrel
Rain Barrel Features
Decorative,Garden Hose Compatible,Overflow system
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year

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Questions & Answers

does it come with a spigit?

Asked by: McWeth
It comes with a short hose and an on-off valve which you could put on the barrel or the end of the hose.
Answered by: Latitude
Date published: 2016-09-27

Does the "Diverter Kit" work? Looks like a lot of water will still go through the middle hole of the Diverter.

The instructions don't mention how the water normally flows through the downspout.
Asked by: JE66213
It works, but not well. I would estimate that about 25% of the water coming down the spout gets diverted into the barrel - the rest continues down the downspout. The tube that comes off of the diverter is so small that only a small amount of water can flow into the barrel at a time.
Answered by: Melly
Date published: 2017-05-24

Is the area where you connect the hose brass or plastic?

Asked by: Sheri
It is plastic, and after six months, the connection is leaking. Tightening doesn't work, and I think the problem is in the end of the small hose that comes with the unit. It is some kind of yellow metal, I don't think it is brass. I think it is cracked, but I can't find out until the barrel is empty. Unfortunately I am losing precious Southern California rainwater.
Answered by: mtnslope
Date published: 2017-09-17

Is the top of the rain barrel removeable for access to interior? Can we view the manual?

Asked by: Timothy
The top is not able to be removed, there is no access to the interior other then the hole you make for the diverter tube and the threaded drain at the base. I was hoping the top would be able to be taken off to be cleaned or in case of debris but have not had an issue yet
Answered by: yardman11
Date published: 2016-06-20
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Customer Reviews

50 Gal. Sandstone Water Urn Flat-Back Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter Kit is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 263.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The first shipment was lost so Home Depot shipped the items again, unfortunately, one of the two ... The first shipment was lost so Home Depot shipped the items again, unfortunately, one of the two barrels was damaged and did not include installation instructions. I honestly think it was previously returned, was recycled and I was the unlucky recipient. The product is not at all what I expected. I needed to purchase additional downspouts and elbows and you need to drill through the resin so it's not as "easy to install" as the product overview makes it sound. Believe me I have had rain barrels in the past! I gave it a 2 rating only because it looks pretty (if it's not damaged that is - I painted the damaged one) If they carried rain barrels in the brick and mortar store, I would have taken them back!
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Tip for setting up. I suggest putting the connector hose into the water diverted before attaching the water diverted. I bought 2. The first one I had the rubber in the opening break when putting it in. The company sent me a replacement in days. The second one, I put the hose in first and set up went fast. Urn filled up with first rain.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I like the size and I like the flat back. I also like that it included a diverter kit. However,... I like the size and I like the flat back. I also like that it included a diverter kit. However, it is intended to be a sealed container, and I use a submersible pump when I need to withdraw water for my flower and veggie beds. I also like to daisy-chain barrels at the bottom, so that they all fill to the same level, as opposed to filling one and then having the "overflow" fed into a second barrel. With a drill and short pieces of hose, I've made this work the way I want. And I cut a circular hole in the top of one to drop in by submersible pump. As for the integrated planter -- I nice idea, but I don't intend to use it.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I was very excited to purchase my first rain barrel and I thought this would be any easy install.... I was very excited to purchase my first rain barrel and I thought this would be any easy install. However, that wasn't entirely true. It is a very nice rain barrel, and I am wondering how it will do this winter, but I was not fully prepared for the installation. It would be helpful when purchasing online if it included a list of items needed before installation, like a specific size drill bit or a filter for the top of the gutter to keep the leaves out (yes, I realize NOW that it seems logical). It is nice that you get to pick where the intake goes and I can't wait to put a plant in the planter in the spring.
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Planter looks fine and it was delivered VERY QUICKLY. However, you don't realize that 50G's does ... Planter looks fine and it was delivered VERY QUICKLY. However, you don't realize that 50G's does not get you much if you have even a small yard. If you plan to buy this planter for looks, buy a few of them. My HOA wouldn't allow a big ugly barrel in the front hence I had to purchase this and it's just fine. One BIG mistake is that I put it on 2 cinder blocks and elevated it about 10 inches from the ground. That works fine as long as the barrel is full but when it starts receding your water output will become an issue. Ensure that your barrel is placed at least 2-3 feet off the ground and above the areas that you need to water as water will not flow up and the output is extremely weak. All and all, a sturdy looking barrel that is easy on the eye and the installation wasn't too bad.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice looking product, blends in well. Works well, just make sure you follow the installation inst... Nice looking product, blends in well. Works well, just make sure you follow the installation instructions carefully. Only issue; it is a closed container. It was built to only have two relatively small holes; one on top(where the rain water comes in) and one on the bottom(where you dispense the rain water). I'm not sure how it will do over time with mildew? I may end up doing some DIY work and make a larger hole on top for inspection/cleaning purposes.
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This rain barrel is nicely made. We needed something for the front of our house, so it had to loo... This rain barrel is nicely made. We needed something for the front of our house, so it had to look nice, and it does. My only complaint in terms of appearance is that you can't disconnect the hose when not in use because the valve is on the end of the hose rather than on the barrel itself. If you remove the hose, there's just a hole. We bought the Sandstone color and it is a nice light beige/gray. I give it 4.5 stars for appearance (due to the hose issue). The reason for giving it 3-stars overall is that the diverter does not work well. I would estimate that about 25% of the water coming down the downspout goes into the rain barrel. The rest just continues down the downspout. We plan to abandon the diverter and redirect the downspout altogether (to a hole we will cut in the top of the planter area). I give the diverter functionality 1 star.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The rain barrel arrived with a huge dent in the side. Fortunately the product is heavy plastic a... The rain barrel arrived with a huge dent in the side. Fortunately the product is heavy plastic and attaching an air compressor to the drain hole popped the dent out without damaging the barrel. (If an air compressor isn't available, water from the garden hose will do the same thing.) Otherwise, the barrel looks terra cotta-ish and has the advantage of being light weight and easy to move. Installation is straight forward and the instructions are clear. The built-in planter on top helps the barrel blend into the garden. Now we just need an end to California's drought.
Date published: 2016-11-08
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